Turkish pronunciation left ıv
/ˈleft əv/ /ˈlɛft əv/
Etymology [ 'lEv ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English leven, from Old English l[AE]fan; akin to Old High German verleiben to leave, Old English belIfan to be left over, and perhaps to Lithuanian lipti to adhere, Greek lipos grease, fat.